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JMS Internships

Internships

An internship in Journalism and Media Studies (JMS) is highly recommended for JMS majors. Our students pursue placements in major media outlets throughout the New Jersey, New York and Philadelphia markets.

Steven Miller, Director, Undergraduate Studies in Journalism and Media Studies, is also the JMS Internship Coordinator. 

Steve Miller can assist students in finding internships. Students must gain permission from Steve Miller during pre-registration periods in order to register for the JMS 3-credit internship (04:567:393) or 6-credit internship (04:567:394) course.  

Students accepted to the JMS major prior to summer 2015, must complete the following to qualify for an internship. Those students must:

  • Be a JMS major who has completed a minimum of 75 overall credits and 5 journalism (567) courses;
  • Have at least three of JMS courses in the skills area;
  • Have an overall GPA of 2.5 or better, and a 2.75 GPA or better in the major.

Students accepted to the major beginning with the Summer 2015 cohort must complete the following to qualify an internship. Students must:

  • Be a JMS major who has completed a minimum of 75 overall credits and five journalism (567) courses;
  • Complete 04:567:200 Writing For Media;
  • Complete at least one foundation course;
  • Have an overall GPA of 2.5 or better, and a 2.75 GPA or better in the major.

Students can take either or both internship courses during their undergraduate studies. Please keep in mind that JMS majors are allowed to take a maximum of nine out-of-classroom credits. Students may only take one internship course per semester.

For more information about the Journalism and Media Studies Internship Program, please contact Internship Coordinator Steven Miller by email, or by phone, 848-932-8714.